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Exhibitions, talks and events…

EXHIBITIONS:


Blue is the new Black/Flower Power showcases a new selection of sculpture, glass, textiles and ceramics by designers and artists from the North-West.


Venue: Bluecoat Display Centre, College Lane Entrance, Liverpool L1 3BZ.


Details: www.bluecoatdisplaycentre.com.


New Formations, autumn showcase, opens on 25 August and features glass and ceramics from emerging designers Brodie Nairn and Nichola Burns.


Venue: The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow, G1.


Details: www.lighthouse.co.uk.


EVENTS:


Souk, Scripts and Soundbites – Arab Weekend, 26-27 August, is a two-day event based around Middle Eastern culture, featuring music, food stalls, calligraphy workshops, costume presentations and a talk by Egyptian novelist Ahdaf Soueif. In addition, Arabise Me, the first pan-Arabic arts event in the UK, will launch on Friday 25 August.


Venue: V&A, Cromwell Road, London SW7


Details: www.vam.ac.uk.


FAIRS:


Hidden Art Cornwell Design Fair, 26-28 August, exhibits furniture, lighting, textiles, ceramics, glass and jewellery from Cornish designers.


Venue: Godolphin House, Godolphin Cross, Helston, Cornwall TR13 9RE.


Details: www.hiddenartcornwall.co.uk.


Fresch – International Frankfurt Fair, 25-27 August, is a free two-day design event in Frankfurt’s Anlagenring park, featuring installations and interactive projects.


Venue: Anlagenring, Frankfurt.


Details: http://tendence-lifestyle.messefrankfurt.com.


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